Ken Brown

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Cookin' ATVS Style: Crawfish Etouffe

There are few things better to do with some leftover Easter weekend crawfish than make some good ol'fashioned etouffe. Crawfish Etouffe is an old …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

The 3 Best Core Exercises For Runners

Maintaining a strong core is key to staying healthy as a runner. Photo: www.shutterstock.com<i>Forget crunches. They’re not specific enough to running.</i> …

3 Things Every Runner Should Do

<i>Got five minutes a day? Try these methods to gain strength and improve your running form.</i><p>The challenge: In 24 hours, balance work, family, friends, …

Dawn Of A New Era: The Revolutionary Ion Engine That Took Spacecraft To Ceres

The NASA spacecraft Dawn has spent more than seven years travelling across the Solar System to intercept the asteroid Vesta and the dwarf planet …

Gardening Tips from Eliot Coleman: How to Start Seedlings in a Cold Frame

Are you ready to get a start on the gardening season? With a cold frame you can jump in now. A cold frame, essentially a garden bed surrounded by an …

Gardening

The New Core Curriculum

This nine-move routine strengthens your body from your neck to your knees.

Curriculum Development

When Speedwork Sabotages Your Gains

Intervals during base training pose risks.<p><i>[SPEEDWORK DEFINED: For this article, speedwork refers to reps performed at your VO2 max pace (pace for an 8- to 10-minute race) or faster. A typical speed workout in this range would be 6 × 800m repeats at VO2 max pace with a 400m recovery jog between.]</i><p>He …

Marathons

Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million Each Year By 2050, Overtaking Cancer

We’ve been warned many times recently that the world is going to be in trouble if we don’t tackle the growing problem of drug resistant microbes, but …

Medicine

Extend Yourself

Double your endurance in just six weeks.<p>Imagine running twice as far as you do now. Mission impossible? It's easier than you think. And there's good reason to try. Adding more miles can boost your stamina, help manage weight, and help you get more comfortable on the road. Here's how.<p><b>Shoot For …

Marathons

P is for Posture

Three non-negotiable aspects of posture for every runner.<p>The hot topic these days is running form. But discussions on running form are pointless if you don't begin with good posture. Poor control of the position of your spine and hips means you can't take advantage of the storage and release of …

Biomechanics

List of nearest terrestrial exoplanet candidates

This <b>list of nearest space terrestrial exoplanets candidates</b> contains possible terrestrial ("rocky") exoplanets space at a distance of up to 50 …

Early Results of Human Trials For Anti-Aging Drug Are Promising

David Sinclair of Harvard University has been working toward a molecular fountain of youth. Finding previous success in mice, early human trials have …

Harvard

How to Measure Your Effort

From the high-tech to no-tech, it's easy to gauge your effort and the fitness gains you’re racking up.<p><b>The talk test.</b> This is one of the most widely used methods of determining whether you’re working out at the appropriate level of effort. Informal as it sounds, research has shown that it’s an …

Fitness Technology

Ancient Virus Revived From 700-Year-Old Caribou Feces

Researchers have reconstituted a viral genome from centuries-old caribou feces frozen in the subarctic, and they’ve used the ancient viruses to …

Biology

What Is a Hangover?

Yippee! Let's poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you're paying the price. …

NASA eyes crew deep sleep option for Mars mission

A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.<p>The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astronauts’ metabolic functions with existing medical procedures. Torpor also can occur naturally in cases of …

Marathon Recovery: the First 24 hours

<i>Coach Jenny, I am running a marathon this weekend and then flying Sunday night to an early morning business meeting Monday. Do you have any magic post-marathon recovery tips that might help me avoid walking like John Wayne into that meeting? - Meg</i><p>Good luck in your marathon this weekend Meg! Yes, …

Marathons

How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

Marathons

How to Craft a Race Plan

Plot out a solid race-day strategy to dodge mishaps and accomplish your goals.<p>You've charted every long run, hard workout, and recovery effort to prep for your upcoming marathon or half. But do you know precisely what you'll do on race day? "If you took 10 or 16 weeks to train, you want to protect …

Marathons

Why You Should Train Like A Pro

<i>How do you spend your training time?</i><p>If you want to acquire a new skill, any skill, the wisest way to proceed is to emulate the practices that are …

Why Do We Age?

Why do we age - and can we stop it?<p>Anti-aging is a billion dollar industry. People all around the world spend thousands of dollars to turn back the …

Grocery Run

Attention runners! This comprehensive shopping list of best buys and must-avoids will get you in and out of the store—fast.<p>Every time you walk into a grocery store, you face a daunting task: picking the healthiest, most nutrient-packed foods to fuel your running from thousands of choices. …

Nutrition

Tired of Mowing? Try These Plants and Groundcovers

3 Things Every Runner Should Do

<i>Got five minutes a day? Try these methods to gain strength and improve your running form.</i><p>The challenge: In 24 hours, balance work, family, friends, …

David Gaughran

<i>Let’s Get Digital 3</i> is out. Hooray! Pre-orderers will have already received their copies, but for those who prefer to wait until a book is live (I’m …

How to Pace Marathon Training Runs

If you're training for your first marathon, your training paces are important.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I'm training for my first marathon and I am confused about using different training paces for my runs. I just want to go out and run. Does pace really matter? Can you help me figure out what training paces I</i> …

Marathons

Make A High Stride Rate Work For You

<i>Over and over, top runners maintain consistently high stride rates—and so should you.</i><p>Running speed is a function of two very simple things: the …

Everything You Need To Know About Energy Gels

<i>How they work, as well as why, when and how to use them.</i><p>It wasn’t long ago that runners relied solely on water, sports drinks, and maybe some flat …